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How successful are HIV-AIDS prevention education programmes?

This policy issues brief provides an overview of the performance of pupils and teachers in the test for the 15 SACMEQ countries.

Special issue of "Prospects" on HIV education

The International Bureau of Education has edited a special issue of “Prospects” on HIV education. This open file undertakes a systematic inquiry into the links between HIV and AIDS and education.

HIV Information Kit in Bahasa Language Published

The Bahasa version of the HIV Preventive Education Information Kit for School Teachers was recently published by Indonesian Nationnal Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with UNESCO Jakarta and UNESCO Bangkok offices. The Information Kit is aimed at assisting and guiding school teachers in dealing with challenges related to HIV and AIDS in the school setting. This includes countering community resistance to HIV and AIDS education, addressing stigma and discrimination and reducing risk behaviours.

Higher Education Science and Curricular Reforms: African Universities Responding to HIV and AIDS

This CD ROM is a product of the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Technology in Africa. It presents UNESCO's initiatives and efforts in mainstreaming HIV and AIDS into the curricula of institutions of higher learning, with the focus being on the engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry and biological sciences curricula.

UNESCO Poster Competition 2010. Art in action. Empowering young people against HIV and AIDS

The United Nations Educational, Scientic and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is pleased to announce a poster competition, organised by the Section on HIV and AIDS in collaboration with the UNESCO Associated Schools Network (ASPnet). UNESCO intends to feature the winning design in its offcial conference materials for the 2010 International AIDS Conference (IAC) in Vienna, 18-23 July.

Clearinghouse in Spanish now on Facebook

As a way to reach more users, UNESCO’s HIV and AIDS Education Clearinghouse has launched a Facebook page in Spanish. This site is specifically oriented to users from Latin America and the Caribbean. It contains recommended documents and links from the Clearinghouse as well as announcements of HIV- and AIDS- related events and news.

Interview with Michael Kelly

Father Michael J. Kelly has long been one of the most prominent speakers on HIV & AIDS and education. Despite turning 80 years old this year, he is still as active as ever. During a mission to Zambia in October 2009, Barbara Tournier had the pleasure of discussing with him how he started working in this field and his relationship with IIEP.

International technical guidance on sexuality education: an evidence-informed approach for schools, teachers and health educators

This voluntary and non-mandatory International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education developed by UNESCO in partnership with UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF and WHO seeks to assist education, health and other relevant authorities to develop and implement school-based sexuality education materials and programmes.

UNAIDS IATT on Education launches CD-ROM of its resources

On World AIDS Day 2009, the UNAIDS Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Education is pleased to launch a CD-ROM of technical resources to advance the education sector response to HIV and AIDS. Included on the CD-ROM are advocacy briefs, toolkits and other technical materials in a range of languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.)

UNESCO launches EDUCAIDS CD-Rom

UNESCO announces the launch of the Global Initiative on Education and HIV & AIDS (EDUCAIDS) CD-Rom aimed at ensuring greater access to materials that promote comprehensive education sector responses to HIV and AIDS. The CD-ROM contains more than 200 supporting documents for the EDUCAIDS
Resource Pack in all 6 UN languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish) and Portuguese.

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